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Michael Gale developed image sampling and analysis techniques for high-resolution measurement of the micrometer-sized features of the VideoDisc stylus tip.
Michael Gale joined Laboratories RCA Ltd. in Zurich, Switzerland in 1969 after receiving BA and MS degrees in Physics and Optoelectronics from Cambridge and Essex Universities (England), respectively. He has worked on a number of applied optics projects including surface-relief microimages, high-resolution image sampling and analysis, and development of a single-chip CCD color camera. A number of technical publications, 11 issued patents, and an RCA Laboratories Outstanding Achievement Award have accompanied this work.
- RCA 1984 Company Biography
Michael T. Gale received the BA in Physics from Cambridge University, England in 1968 and the MSc. in Optoelectronics from Essex University, England in 1969. He subsequently joined the optics research and development group at Laboratories RCA Ltd. in Zurich, Switzerland, where he has worked on a number of holographic and applied optics projects, with particular emphasis on surface-relief microimages, high-resolution image sampling and analysis techniques, focused laser spot evaluation, and the development of a single-chip CCD color camera. A number of technical publications, 12 issued patents, and an RCA Laboratories Outstanding Achievement Award have accompanied this work.
- RCA 1985 Company Biography
In 1998, Michael Gale was investigating the implementation a diffraction grating structure similar to a butterfly wing as a security measure on the surface of credit cards.
In 2002, Michael Gale worked as a Photonic Engineer at CSEM in Zurich, Switzerland.
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